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Old Oct 3, 2010, 12:58 AM   #11
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didn't olympus say they were going to stop making lenses for their 4/3's line? not sure if that was a rumor or a fact.
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Old Oct 3, 2010, 3:00 AM   #12
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didn't olympus say they were going to stop making lenses for their 4/3's line? not sure if that was a rumor or a fact.

they've stopped developing them, but not producing them. That is, there will be no new models in the foreseeable future, but they are still making them.

They did say that their entry line of e-XXX cameras will be replaced by the PENs, which might mean that there will be no new e-XXX models released anymore.
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Have a look at Pentax K7 or Olympus E3, top-grade cameras currently available for very good discounts as they have just announced replacements.
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Where shake and blur is a factor then a good tripod is better than onboard image stabilization and works with every camera
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didn't olympus say they were going to stop making lenses for their 4/3's line? not sure if that was a rumor or a fact.
From my scanning of Olympus Press Releases, it seems that the last 4/3 lens was the Zuiko Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 announced in May of 2008, more than a full year before the introduction of the Olympus E-P1. So, naturally, Olympus would have devoted their resources to m4/3 lenses during that time, and with the success m4/3 has been enjoying, it makes sense that they'd keep that effort going. But that's certainly not an indication that there won't be anymore 4/3 lenses from Olympus.
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